2018 January Workshop

The first Saturday Workshop for 2018 was very productive with much activity focussed on trimming, defoliating and revitalising developing and existing bonsai.  We also had two visitors from Europe who are spending time in Melbourne and took the opportunity to join us.  It was great to hear about their experiences in the European climate and we are sure they learnt a lot about the Melbourne climate and the tree species that do well here.

Two visitors from Europe with Victor.
Two visitors from Europe with Victor.

Photos of a  selection of trees and the results of some of the days activities are included below.

Native oak - recovering well.
Native oak – recovering well.
Cassinia - major encouragement for back budding!
Cassinia – major encouragement for back budding!
Chinese Elm
Chinese Elm
Cedar needing treatment.
Cedar needing treatment.
Coprosma
Coprosma
Stone Pine
Stone Pine
White Pine - lovely short needles.
White Pine – lovely short needles.
Fig
Fig
Fig
Fig
Fig Group doing well after a recent BSV demonstration.
Fig Group doing well after a recent BSV demonstration.
Murraya - before
Murraya – before
Murraya - after. Maybe remove LH branch?
Murraya – after. Maybe remove LH branch?